Researchers in Pennsylvania, US analysed racial data when telemedicine was used extensively during Covid-19, and found that Black patients attended virtual follow-up visits more than they did in-person before the pandemic.
Almost every country on the planet has reduced its tobacco intake in 2020, according to the WHO’s latest findings.
Decades of conflict, displacement, poverty and unemployment have taken a huge toll on Afghans, and left a health system ill-equipped to provide them with mental healthcare.
Iraq once boasted one of the best healthcare systems in the region. Its crippled health infrastructure is but a microcosm of the neglect and misconduct in governance following the Gulf Wars.
The US president signed an executive order on Friday that would mandate sweeping controls on big business spanning technology, healthcare and agriculture.
Covid-19 has infected more than 165 million people and killed at least 3.4 million. Here are all virus-related developments for May 20:
Colombian unions, student groups and civil society members say they will continue their demonstrations, seeking social change amid intermittent talks between the government and strike organisers.
The latest Israeli offensive has put further strain on Gaza’s crumbling medical infrastructure, which has endured a punishing fourteen year blockade that pushed it to the brink of collapse.
WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus and Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca agree on enabling vaccine production globally without making intellectual property rights an issue.
Local Bosnian authorities are pleading for more resources to help the health system as the country battles a surge in infections with no vaccination drive in sight.
Among the first steps will be strengthening public finance structures to guard against risks, says Turkey’s President Erdogan.
The coronavirus has killed over 2.5 million people and infected more than 113 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 26:
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